Karen Gillian. Simon Cowell

David Tennant Is Big Winner At TV Choice Awards

British actor David Tennant was among the big winners at this year’s (11) U.K. TV Choice Awards on Tuesday (13Sep11), taking home one of the night’s top prizes.

The former Doctor Who star accepted the Best Actor trophy for his role in drama Single Father, while Karen Gillan, who now appears in the sci-fi show with new Time Lord Matt Smith, was named Best Actress at the ceremony at London’s Savoy Hotel.

Other big winners included Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock, which won the Best New Drama award, and hit teen series The Inbetweeners, which scooped the Best Comedy prize.

Simon Cowell’s Britain’s Got Talent was named Best Talent Show.